FTI Consulting has announced that e-discovery and forensics expert David Meadows will join the firm’s technology arm, FTI Technology, as a senior managing director. Based in Chicago, he will be tasked with assisting clients in cost and risk reduction through the use of e-discovery and investigations leveraging FTI’s technological services.
“Corporations and law firms turn to us for more innovative approaches to their complex and global challenges,” Sophie Ross, FTI Technology’s global CEO, said. “We are dedicated to expanding our subject-matter expertise across every practice area with experienced problem solvers. David’s addition to FTI Technology is a prime example of this commitment, and we welcome him to our deep bench of experts.”
Prior to joining FTI, Meadows worked at Big Four firm EY for nearly seven years, first as an associate partner, then a managing director in the forensics and integrity services practice. He has also worked as a managing director at Discovery Consulting, where he was responsible for electronic discovery, litigation preparedness, information lifecycle planning and implementations, data analytics, and computer forensics.
Additionally, he has served as director of discovery services at Navigant Consulting, as well as senior manager of IT at National Equity Fund, a nonprofit syndicator of low-income housing tax credits. Meadows holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Iowa State University.
“FTI Technology stands out as a true leader in the industry for its commitment to innovation,” Meadows said. “FTI Technology elevates e-discovery consulting and services by combining strong technical expertise and strategic guidance with innovative solutions that enhance and optimize the core functionality of today’s leading tools. The consultants in our e-discovery and digital forensics practices are some of the best in the industry, and I’m honored to join them in expanding our practice and the solutions we bring forth for clients.”
FTI Consulting is based in Washington, DC, and employs more than 4,700 people in 28 countries. The firm reported more than $2 billion in revenue in 2018. It works predominantly in change and risk management, resolving disputes in sectors including financial, political, and legal.